On behalf of the federal government, the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) funds research in all scientific disciplines, from history to medicine to engineering. At the end of 2019, it funded 5750 projects with 18,900 participating researchers. It is thus the most important Swiss institution for the promotion of scientific research. (reference)

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